SYNOPSIS: Tissidor loves singing and playing football. And Julius wants to be a welder. They are children of Haiti, and they had to learn how to survive on the streets, menaced and suffering abusses; they've seen other street kids getting killed when they were caught stealing, and their own friends turned away when saw them begging or sleeping under the cars.
One day somebody trusted them. Now they're learning how to read and write, and a trade. To overcome the poverty and shine with their very own light, bringing hope to the future of Haiti.
Lakay and Lakou are a Salesian project, organised by the Salesian Congregation of Haiti.
Title: SONS OF HAITI / HIJOS DE HAITÍ
Production year: 2012
Subtitles: Spanish, Portuguese, English, French, Italian, Polish, German.
Director: RAÚL DE LA FUENTE
Screenplay: RAÚL DE LA FUENTE
Production: OLGA REGUEIRA, AMAIA REMIREZ
Cinematography: RAÚL DE LA FUENTE
Editing: RAÚL DE LA FUENTE
Assistant Director: IÑAKI ALFORJA
Assistant Editor: AXIER GONZÁLEZ
Sound: IÑAKI ALFORJA
Post sound: AXIER GONZÁLEZ
Post image: AXEL O’MILL
Music: MIKEL SALAS
Production company: KANAKI FILMS for MISIONES SALESIANAS